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R.L. Stine Doesn't Understand The Craze Around Dystopian Novels

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.24.2014 | Books

Few books are as beloved among young readers as dystopian novels like The Giver, The Hunger Games and Divergent. However, one of the most iconic child...

R.L. Stine Explains How He Could Write An Entire 'Goosebumps' Book In 6 Days

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From 1992 to 1997, children's horror author R.L. Stine churned out 62 books in the first iteration of his "Goosebumps" series -- a prolific output tha...

Artist Illustrates 'Goosebumps' From Memory, Makes '90s Kids Everywhere Smile

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.09.2014 | Arts

There was hardly a human being alive in the '90s -- and at least vaguely literate -- who didn't have a soft spot for the goosebump-inducing tales of M...

'Goosebumps' Art Brings Your 1990s Fantasies To Life

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

For kids of the 1990s, scholastic history would not be complete without the 62 books published by horror fiction master R.L. Stine. The "Stephen King ...

WATCH: Baby Ryan Gosling In 'Goosebumps'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2013 | Women

Before he became a mouthpiece for thoughts on everything from feminism to "The Hunger Games" to affordable health care for women -- and the object of ...

101 Things That'll Take Your Breath Away

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

I gauge a good day by the number of times I get the goosebumps. Why? Because it is a sign I am listening to my spirit, being guided by her. Goosebumps are the smile of our spirits -- we can never smile enough.

Our Favorite Teen Novels

Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

The "Sweet Valley High" books hit e-readers last week, and while twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are getting introduced to a whole new set of fa...

Book Review: Red Rain by R. L. Stine

Rob Taub | Posted 12.16.2012 | Books
Rob Taub

Stine's technique is brilliant in its simplicity: By intertwining other (normal) storylines with tales of the supernatural, he keeps his readers grounded to reality.


Josh Weinstein | Posted 09.23.2012 | Books
Josh Weinstein

In high school, I didn't take AP English solely because of the amount of reading involved. Reading wasn't always my enemy, though.

15 Old-School Books You Should Read Again | Posted 05.03.2012 | Teen

It should be no secret that we’re huge readers over here at Personally, as a kid, I spent hours and hours reading. Growing up, my reading ...

Why Do We Get Goosebumps?

Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Goosebumps occur on our skin in a reaction to cold, fear, shock and sometime due to sense of nostalgia or something awe-inspiring. The bumps are creat...

WATCH: The Science of Fear

Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.05.2012 | Education
Cara Santa Maria

This Halloween, think about what's actually happening to your brain and body when you are shaking with fear!

What Your Favorite Kids Book Then Says About You Now | Posted 06.11.2011 | Books

Everyone had a favorite book as a kid – you know, that tattered old thing you carried from room to room and made you parents read out loud to you ov...

Series Dominate YA Market, But They're Not The 'Babysitters Club' Of Yesteryear

Publishing Trends | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Take a look at BookScan's bestselling juvenile titles for the week ending April 25: an astounding 73% were titles from one of several series. But the...

"Baby-Sitters Club" Returns With Prequel, Reissued Books

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Taking a page from Broadway and George Lucas, Scholastic Inc., the children's book publisher, is trying for a revival -- with a prequel attached. In ...

Goosebumps, Freckles, and Cracking Joints: 13 Body Quirks Explained

Prevention | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The truth behind 13 physical quirks--plus easy ways to feel better. 1. Why Do You "Laugh Until You Cry"? Experts don't really know. One thing to c...